5th Class Work at Home – Week: March 30th – April 3rd 2020

● Correct previous 2 weeks of Master Your Maths (answers below)
● (Ms. Murphy – Room 30 Only) – Master Your Maths Week 27 Day 1-4 & Test
● (Ms. Murphy Room 25 & Mrs. Henderson Room 26) – Master Your Maths Week 26 Day 1-4 & Test
● Revise Multiplication & Division tables
● Revise Maths Notes copy

● Am Don Léamh pg. 52 & 53 (attached below if you do not have the book)
● Revise Irish Notes copy

● Unit 26 Learning & All Activities

● Project on The Famine (see below)

● Continue to read each day
● Listen to audiobooks e.g. www.worldofdavidwalliams.com

● YouTube – PE with Joe Wicks (The Body Coach)

● Zentangle Bunny (see below)

5th Class Project: The Famine (An Gorta Mór)

Task: Create a Poster or PowerPoint on The Famine.
Include information on the following:
√ Soup Kitchens
√ Tenant Farmers
√ Cottiers & Labourers
√ Potato Blight
√ Black ‘47
√ Coffin Ships
√ Relief Schemes
√ Workhouses
√ Emigration

❖ You might like to include pictures/drawings/sketches.
❖ You can include fact boxes on any new information you have found out.
❖ If you can, research The Dunbrody Famine Ship.
❖ If you are creating a poster, you can write or type the information.

Art- Zentangle Bunny
The Zentangle method is a relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. We call these patterns, tangles. Here are some examples:

Practice drawing some of these tangles or create your own.

Draw a bunny and fill it in with some tangles! Add some cool glasses and a colourful background!

Am Don Léamh

Master Your Maths Answers 5th Class


  • RTE Home School  – will broadcast two hours of “school on TV” to support primary school children and their parents at home. It will air every weekday, for two hours from 10am on RTÉ2 starting Monday, 11 January 2021.

  • Cúla4 on TG4 provides plenty of Gaeilge programmes which children can watch to keep up their Gaeilge learning.

  • Water Safety Now every child can learn basic water safety skills at home

  • Twinkl.ie have excellent school closures packs which can be used as extra work from home should your child like to do some extra activities – use code CVDTWINKLEHELPS for a free month when signing up

  • Let’s Play Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency.

Special Education Needs

  • NCSE  – The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) is currently preparing online resources for children with Special Educational Needs who are at home as a result of the schools’ closure.